MEET US

Master Jong Sub Koo
 
Qualifications:
 
7th Degree in Tae Kwon Do
6th Degree in Hap Ki Do
5th Hae Dong Kum Do
5th Degree in Yong Moo Do
5th Degree in Dang Soo Do
 
Education:
 
Graduated from Yong-In University, Korea with a Major in Tae Kwon Do
 
Teaching Experience:
 
2008-2009 TMA Demonstration Team Coach
2004-2009 Bally Total Fitness TMA Head Master (Rogers Park)
2005-2008 TMA Elite Team (Sparring Team) Coach
2006-2007 National Junior Olympic Sparring Coach
2003-2004 Hoki Tae Kwon Do Education Department Program Development Captain
2002-2003 Jung Do Tae Kwon Do School Master
1994-2004 Special Sparring Team Coach for High School Seniors (Y.W.C.A.)
1998-2002 Y.W.C.A. Tae Kwon Do School Master
1994-1998 Dae Ho Martial Arts School Master
 
Demonstration Experience:
 
U.S.A. – 2004-Present Over 50 Demonstrations in California, Over 300 Demonstrations in Chicago Area, Over 30 Demonstrations in Wisconsin Area, and Over Demonstrations in Florida
China – 2003 Dahn Dong Demonstrationo
Japan – 2002 & 2003 Kyoto Demonstrations
Korea – Over 400 Demonstrations Throughout the Country
Korea Tigers Demonstration Team Captain
 
Other Related Certificated and National Tournament Experience:
Certified Physical Education Director (Elementary & Middle School), Life Physical Fitness Director, Tae Kwon Do Referee, Chiropractic, Tae Kwon Do Coach and Sports Massage
 
1st Place in Sparring at Choon-Chun National Tournament
3rd Place in Sparring at Choon-Chun National Tournament
1st Place in Sparring at Military Championship
1st Place in Sparing and Form at China National Tournament
1st Place in Form at Panam International Championship
1st Place in Sparring Yong In University Evaluation Competition
2nd Place in Sparring Yong In University Evaluation Competition

Dr./Master Sung Moon Lee

 

Dr. Lee graduated with a Ph.D. from Yonsei University in South Korea with a major in Sports and Leisure Studies.  Dr. Lee is the United States Kendo champion 2018 at the USA Open Kendo Championship in California. His various belts include:

6th Degree in Taekwondo
4th Degree in Kendo and more.

 

Dr. Lee is the headmaster at our Tiger Koo's Martial Arts Academy - Lake in the Hills school. 

Master Soeng Wook Jang

 

Master Jang graduated from EUI University in South Korea in 2016, having studied athletic training, sports massage therapy and biomechanics. Master Jang is 5th degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Master Jang was involved in highly competitive sparring team in Korea. Master Jang is currently training the TKMA elite sparring team.

 

Master Jang is the headmaster at our Tiger Koo's Martial Arts Academy - Hoffman Estates school.

 

 Miss Heidi Loh: Instructor & Office Manger of Algonquin School

 

Heidi is a 2nd dan black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Heidi earned her 2nd degree black belt before joining Tiger Koo’s Martial Arts. Heidi is the office manager of the Algonquin school. Heidi joined Tiger Koo’s Martial arts academy in November 2011.

 

Ms. Melissa Williams: Instructor & Office Manger of Lake in the Hills School

 

Ms. Melissa is a 3rd dan black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Ms. Melissa earned her 3rd degree black belt before joining Tiger Koo’s Martial Arts. She is also training in Kendo. Ms. Melissa is the office manager of the Lake in the Hills school. Ms. Melissa joined Tiger Koo’s Martial arts academy in February 2018.